Elementary (Pre-Profesional if attending full program). Ages 9-12
Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement lesson.
The program is designed for students who want to learn ballet seriously and/or move towards being a professional dancer. The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning & stretching, pre-pointe, variation, Jazz, Contemporary and Character dance classes. 5.5 hours per week classes (with an option for 6-7 hrs. / 6 days per week).
Elementary program covers the basic elements of correct postural alignment, weight transfer, small, medium and large poses, basics of ballet exercise, concluding with the basic steps of allegro and pre-pointe. Students will be ready for pointe upon completion of this program.
This is a very important level as it establishes vital foundations upon which future classical ballet training will be built.
Students are required to take a minimum of 4 hours weekly classes including Ballet technique and Ballet body conditioning. Students can optionally takePointe and/or Contemporary and/or Variation classes. Pointe class requirement – at list 3 Ballet classes per week.
Students entering this level must have prior experience in Ballet training and will be placed into this class upon successful placement lesson.
Monday 3:30 – 5:00 pm ( Studio B )
Tuesday 4-5:30 pm ( Studio B)
Wednesday – YAGP rehearsal
Thursday 5 – 6:30 pm ( Studio A )
Thursday Contemporary 4:00 – 5:00 ( Classes will start later after announcement)
Friday No classes, rehearsal time
Pointe class – Saturday at 12:00-1:30 pm
Yellow tulle skirt. Can be purchased from BISD
Yellow Strap leotard. Can be purchased from BISD
Pink canvas ballet slippers
White short–sleeved leotard
Black bike shorts or High Waist Dance Legging
White ankle socks – students may wear any plain thin white socks
White ballet slippers
Full Program ( 6.5 hours – $440 per 8 week quarter ( $ 220 for 1 month price with discount )
$250 monthly payment
Contemporary class tuition will be announced later.
Drop-in class – 1.5 hours $ 35
Pointe drop-in class – $ 40